School of English and Drama


Schalkwyk , David Professor Shakespeare Studies English Staff
van der Vlies, Andrew Professor Contemporary anglophone literatures and theory; South African writing, visual and print cultures, and cultural studies; postcolonial studies; queer theory; affect studies English Staff
Brotton, Jerry Professor Renaissance intellectual and cultural history; early modern literature English Staff
Preston, Claire Professor The literary writing of science 1580-1730; Sir Thomas Browne; word and image relations 1500-1700; American literature; Philip Sidney and the Sidney circle; early-modern epistolarity English Staff
Gilmour, Rachael Reader Colonial and postcolonial literature and theory; African literary and cultural studies; Colonialism, postcolonialism, and linguistic thought; Black British and British Asian writing; Language politics and literary translingualism English Staff
Vigus, James Senior Lecturer European Romanticism; philosophy and literature; dissent in the long eighteenth century English Staff
Rubery, Matthew Reader Victorian literature, media, and reading practices. English Staff
price, kitt Senior Lecturer Science and Technology in Culture; Parapsychology and psychical research; Dreams; mass media 1900-1940. English Staff
Marsh, Huw Lecturer Contemporary fiction; twentieth-century fiction; Comedy, especially literary comedy; the theory and philosophy of comedy; Canonicity; The historical novel; Narrative English Staff
Macdonald, Molly Lecturer Twentieth-century Literature; literary and critical theory; continental philosophy; psychoanalysis English Staff
Howarth, Peter Senior Lecturer Modern poetry; literary theory; aesthetics and politics English Staff
Halliday, Sam Senior Lecturer 19th and early-20th century American literature; history of science and technology English Staff
Flanery, Patrick Professor Creative Writing English Staff
Boffey, Julia Professor Late medieval and early sixteenth-century literature; medieval lyrics; manuscript production and early printing; literary production and reception in late medieval London; editing English Staff
Atia, Nadia Senior Lecturer First World War writing; Iraqi literatures and cultural history; travel and other life writing. English Staff
Valman, Nadia Reader Victorian literature; Jewish writing and writing about Jews; literature and London English Staff
Tilley, Heather Lecturer Nineteenth-century literature, and its relationship to: The body and the senses; blindness; Visual and material cultures; Psychology and psycho-physiology; Disability theory and medical humanities. English Staff
Salmi, Charlotta Lecturer Postcolonial Literature and Theory; Graphic Narratives; Literary Form; Conflict and protest literature; Borders and the state. English Staff
Reynolds, Margaret Professor C18-C21 literature; poetry; the imagination of adoption English Staff
Raymond, Joad Professor Early modern literature and history; cheap print; history of news communication; Milton English Staff
Ramayya, Nisha Lecturer Contemporary and Experimental Poetry and Poetics; Critical Race Theory and Black Study; Feminist and Queer Theory; Visual, Sound, and Video Poetry, and Performance. English Staff
Rajsic, Jaclyn Lecturer Genealogies and rolls; Brut chronicles and related histories; Materiality, manuscript studies, and the history of the book; The French of England and medieval multilingualism; The circulation of ‘English’ texts and manuscripts across the Channel; Medieval perceptions of the past; Imagined genealogies, geographies and communities English Staff
Moss, Rhiannon Academic Staff Twentieth century Irish writing; Modernism; Politics of literary form English Staff
McCracken, Scott Professor Modernist Literature; Dorothy Richardson; Popular Fiction; Critical Theory; Walter Benjamin English Staff
McBean, Sam Senior Lecturer Sexuality and gender; Feminist theory; Queer theory; Contemporary literature; Feminist and queer new media cultures; Affect and digital technologies English Staff
Maxwell, Catherine Professor C19 poetry and prose; gender, sexuality, and vision in C19 literature English Staff
Ingleby, Matthew Lecturer London, especially Bloomsbury; Seaside resorts, especially Margate; Cities in fiction (and early film), 1800-1930; Theories of space, spatial practice and spatial representation; The Victorian novel; Early twentieth-century fiction English Staff
Hiatt, Alfred Reader Spatial representation, especially the history of cartography; forgery and historical writing; the medieval reception of classical texts English Staff
Hamilton, Paul Professor Romanticism in Britain and Europe; philosophy, political theory, and literature English Staff
Fleming, Katherine Lecturer The classical tradition; antiquity in modern intellectual thought English Staff
Ellis, Markman Professor Eighteenth-Century Studies English Staff
Duff, David Professor Romantic poetry and prose; Shelley and his circle; The 1790s; Literary theory, especially theories of genre, intertextuality and influence ; History of the book English Staff
Dinnen, Zara Lecturer Digital culture; New media; Contemporary American literature; Popular culture; Visual culture English Staff
Currie, Mark Professor Theory of narrative; philosophy of time; contemporary fiction; literary and cultural theory English Staff
Coulton, Richard Senior Lecturer Eighteenth-century literature and culture English Staff
Boutcher, Warren Professor Interdisciplinary history of ideas; early modern European literature English Staff
Barrett, Michèle Professor Virginia Woolf; First World War; literary and cultural theory English Staff
Bari, Shahidha Senior Lecturer Romantic poetry; clothes and dress; objects; continental philosophy; literary theory; psychoanalysis; art; architecture English Staff
Atkin, Tamara Senior Lecturer Late medieval and early renaissance literature, especially drama; histories of reading and the book English Staff
Ahmed, Rehana Senior Lecturer Postcolonial and world literature and culture; British Muslim, British Asian and South Asian literature and culture; multiculturalism; literary controversies English Staff
Rivers, Isabel Professor Dissenting, Methodist and Evangelical Literary Culture; Intellectual and Religious History; History of the Book – 1660-1830 English Staff
Brady, Andrea Professor Early Modern and Contemporary Poetry English Staff
Colclough, David Professor Early modern literature, political thought, and religion English Staff
Phillips, Harriet Postdoctoral Researcher Sir Thomas Browne English Staff
Ahnert, Ruth Senior Lecturer Tudor literature and culture; prison writing; religious history; letters; network theory English Staff
Taylor, Barbara Professor The British Enlightenment; Feminist Thought; Theories and Histories of Subjectivity English Staff
Shiach, Morag Professor Late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century cultural history English Staff
Rudy, Susan Professor Contemporary and experimental poetry, feminist and queer theory, women's experimental writing English Staff
Clemit, Pamela Professor English literature of the late 18th and early 19th centuries; The Godwin-Shelley family of writers; The 1790s; The literature of English religious nonconformity; Letters, journals, and autobiographical writings; Editing and editorial theory; The political novel English Staff
Whitehouse, Tessa Senior Lecturer Eighteenth-century studies; letters; book history; literature and religion English Staff
Mauger, Matthew Senior Lecturer C18 Literature; enlightenment legal writing; London and metropolitan life; global commerce, culture, and identity in C18 Britain English Staff
Hobson, Suzanne Senior Lecturer British and American modernism; critical and literary theory; literature and religion English Staff
Schwarz, Bill Professor Caribbean writing; Postcolonial; twentieth-century British history English Staff
Reid, Christopher Professor Eighteenth-century studies; political rhetoric and oratory English Staff
Finn, Howard Academic Staff Modernist literature; Post-war British novel; Critical theory; International cinema and film theory English Staff